Multiple Aneurysms: 462 Patients

  • Charles G. Drake
  • Sydney J. Peerless
  • Juha A. Hernesniemi


The number of associated aneurysms in this series is high as most patients had both vertebral and carotid trees studied. The incidence of multiple aneurysms (26.2%) therefore probably approximates the actual figure. The female sex predominated (73%). Hypertension was not more frequent (20%) and the mean age of these patients was three years higher than with single aneurysms.


Posterior Cerebral Artery Anterior Circulation Superior Cerebellar Artery Multiple Aneurysm Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles G. Drake
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sydney J. Peerless
    • 2
  • Juha A. Hernesniemi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Western Ontario, University HospitalLondonCanada
  2. 2.Division of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Western Ontario, University HospitalLondonCanada
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Hospital of KuopioKuopioFinland

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